Ruby on Rails users are advised to upgrade to newly released versions of the Web development framework that contain important security fixes, according to the Rails development team.
Mobile technology is increasing the complexity, usage and costs of mainframe applications, according to Compuware research.
Asian markets are ready for advanced mobile technology and fast connectivity, according to new insights released by Telenor Group in Asia.
Large smartphones with 5-in. or larger displays -- often called phablets -- are eating into sales of smaller tablets with screens in the 7-in. range.
Analysts have predicted that the Internet of Things will continue to grow in 2014, and more enterprises will start to realise the potential benefits.
When end users circumvent the IT department and start using software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications without permission, the IT pros complain about the plague they call "shadow IT." But it would seem the professionals are also operating in the shadows, according to a survey out today.
Once upon a time, not so long ago, the IT admin chose exactly what hardware and software would be used by employees. Recent trends like the consumerization of IT and BYOD (bring your own device) have shifted the balance of power, but IT still has to maintain some degree of control over the applications used and where sensitive data is stored. Many users just download apps or start using unsanctioned services, though, and introduce unnceccesary security risks through "shadow IT."
Once heavily reliant on the Chinese market, Lenovo is now looking to make acquisitions as it tries to expand its growing enterprise business to other countries.
Schools and universities that license Microsoft Office for their staff can now hand out Office 365 free to students, Microsoft said Monday.
Faster SANs are on the horizon as the next Fibre Channel specification, calling for 32G bps (bits per second), nears publication.
IDC reported Monday that the PC market is expected to plunge by more than 10 percent this year, with consumer PC sales dipping by about 15 percent. That's by far the steepest PC market decline in history.
On Tuesday, Microsoft updated its Lync collaboration software for Windows 8.1, a relatively minor update that still makes one wonder why Lync and Microsoft's Skype aren't a single product.
When security researcher Dragos Ruiu claimed malware dubbed "badBIOS" allowed infected machines to communicate using sound waves alone--no network connection needed--people said he was crazy. New research from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Communication, Information Processing, and Ergonomics suggests he's all too sane.
Security researches are gradually raising warnings that the Internet of Things will increase, by multitudes, the number of things that can be hacked and attacked. The Hitchcockian plotlines are endless.
Windows tablets will gain market share in the coming years, but not fast enough to challenge the dominance of Google's Android and Apple's iOS, IDC said on Tuesday.
Windows 8's uptake stalled in November, while the now-aging Windows 7 continued to gain ground, a Web metrics company said Sunday.
42 percent of organisations rely on outside resources to augment their IT audit departments due to lack of right internal resources, according to a newly released survey from global consulting firm Protiviti.